geopolitiks: landslides, lockerbie, bodysnatchers & bombs

japanese election upends long-ruling party*
japanese election upends long-ruling partyopposition party wins by landslide*
yukio hatoyama named prime minister*
lockerbie convict hospitalized amid questions over prognosis*
rothschild said to start fund*
as lisbon looms, rothschild replaces merrill to advise on irish banking rejig*
pinochet purges arrests ordered*
former israeli pm ehud olmert indicted*
‘israeli bodysnatchers’: palestinian organ story has government in frenzied denial mode*
el-baradei calls iranian threat ‘hyped’*
assassin hid explosives in body in failed attack on saudi prince*
bombs explode in athens & thessaloniki*
athens stock exchange hit by leftwing car bomb*
anti-terror mock exercise held in pakistan*
gunmen kill mexico police deputy*
video: gunmen kill 18 people at a drug rehab in mexico*